Kerala Goa Beach Holiday Tour – 12 Nights and 13 Days
Day 1: ARRIVE CHENNAI and DRIVE TO MAHABALIPURAM
Arrive Chennai, the gateway of south India. On arrival transfer to Covelong. Day free to relax on the beach. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: EXPLORE MAHABALIPURAM
Mahabalipuram, the only surviving shore temple of India. Later take a sightseeing tour of Shore Temple, Arjuna’s Penance, Rathas, Mandapams, Krishna temple, tiger cave, etc. overnight at hotel.
Day 3: DRIVE TO PONDICHERRY
Today you will drive to Pondicherry. Stay in a Promenade Resort. Relax on the beach that runs along the city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: FLY TO TRIVANDRUM
Day free to relax. Transfer to airport to board flight to Trivandrum. On arrival you will be checked-in to the resort at Kovalam. Kovalam beach is one of the finest in the country and certainly the best in the state.
Day 5: EXPLORE KOVALAM
One of the best bathing bays in the world – Kovalam, where a sheltered beach and a shallow sea offer excellent bathing facilities. The scenery around the place is enchanting. A visit to the fishing village is fun.
Day 6: EXPLORE KOVALAM
Day excursion to Trivandrum visiting Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple. Government Museus.
Day 7: EXPLORE VARKALA
Drive to the pristine Varkala beach. A dip in the holy waters of Varkala beach is believed to purge the body and the soul of all the sins hence the name ‘Papanashini’ for this shore. Evening is for leisure.
Day 8: DRIVE TO THOTTAPALLY
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Thottapally and check into your traditional Houseboat. Travel through the lush green backwaters of Kerala observing the traditional lifestyle of the Keralites. A unique and totally relaxing experience. Overnight on your houseboat.
Day 9: DRIVE TO KOCHI
Disembark the boat at Allepey and drive to Kochi. Today you will be witnessing the make-up session and performance of Kathakali Dance Show. On arrival, check in the hotel and day free for leisure.
Day 10: EXPLORE KOCHI
Visit the Dutch Palace, The Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church – India’s oldest European church, Bolghatty Palace, Hill Palace Museum and Bird Sanctuary. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: FLY TO GOA
You will be transferred to the airport to board flight to Goa. On arrival at Goa, you will be met by our representatives and transferred to the beach resort in Goa. Goa is one of the finest beach in India and has more fun & frolic than just sand and sea. Day free to relax on the beach or water sport activities.
Day 12: EXPLORE GOA
In the Morning take a city tour of Old Goa. Visit old Goa Churches, Bassilica of Boom Jesus, Sri Mangueas Temple, Dona Paula & Miramar Beach. Afternoon at leisure for swimming & sun bathing.
Day 13: AIRPORT DEPARTURE
Morning free for own activities. Later drive to the airport to connect flight to onward destination.
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